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Evelyn Grant

Evelyn M. Grant, 94, Galva, died Aug. 30, 2008.

Born April 14, 1914, at Canton, she was the daughter of Jeremiah Simpson and Mabel Christine (Austin) Brucker.

On Jan. 9, 1932, she married John Dale Grant. He died in 1991.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; son, Larry Dale Grant; great-great-granddaughter, Karsyn Lee Alvord; two brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include two daughters, Nona Lee Rivas and Anita Jo “Jody” Alexander, both of Galva; daughter-in-law, Deanna Grant of Great Bend; brother, Willard Brucker of McPherson; two sisters, Mary Cheever and Leitha Sewell, both of Altoona; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Galva United Methodist Church.

Burial is in Canton Township Cemetery, Canton.

A memorial fund has been established with Galva United Methodist Church.

Last modified Sept. 3, 2008